Oct 10, 2012 7:00am PDT
. >>> the heartbroken parents of the 10-year-old who vanished on her way to school, speak out for the first time, as fbi agents swoop in on jessica ridgeway's home. dogs scouring the backyard for new clues to her disappearance. >>> developing now. a prostitution scandal rocking the famous new england town of kennebunk. a 29-year-old zumba finance instructor is charged, and found with a trove of video tapes. everyone there is bracing as police prepare to release her client list. >>> 50 cents, please. >> good grief. >> he's a good man, that charlie brown. so popular, he's headed back to the big screen with snoopy, lucy, linus and all his pals. why everyone's on their feet for "peanuts" right now. ♪ >>> and good morning, everyone. it may be raining outside. but that music puts you in such a great mood, doesn't it? >> it does. >> it brings you back. >> it sure does. great to have you here. amy robach. robin is recovering from her bone marrow transplant. we have a lot to get to this morning, including the latest from the campaign trail. >>> big rallies for both candidates in the battleground state of ohio.
Oct 9, 2012 8:00am PDT
for a little girl who vanished on her way to school. where fbi agents and police are focusing their investigation. >>> and a deadly meningitis outbreak spreading. why health officials believe thousands of people could be at risk. what you need to know, all "happening now." jon: and a good tuesday morning to you. that means election day is four weeks from today. can you believe that? a big surge for governor romney in the race for the white house to tell you about. i'm jon scott. jenna: hi, everybody, i'm jenna lee. we're getting a look at more brand new polling which shows mr. romney's strong debate performance last week may be resonating with voters. take a look at this. this is thepew poll of likely voters. governor romney now holding a four-point lead over the president. the governor trailed the president by eight points in the previous poll. and among likely women voters governor romney has closed a huge defender -- gender gap with the president. both candidates even at 47%. compare that to the same poll taken in mid-september before the debate. take a look at that gap. go
Oct 9, 2012 10:00am PDT
that are active and we have four dead americans at a compound that as a member of congress i can't visit. the fbi had trouble getting in there to visit it. so that's -- it's still a problem. >> jason chaffetz, going to be an interesting hearing tomorrow, thank you very much for previewing it today. >> up next, sentencing day for jerry sandusky. you're watching "andrea mitchell reports" only on msnbc. getting the right amount of sleep not only improving your mood, enhances learning, memory and health. daily exercise can help you get a better night's rest. for the average adult doctors recommend getting seven hours of sleep. i have a cold, and i took nyquil, but i'm still stubbed up. [ male announcer ] truth is, nyquil doesn't unstuff your nose. what? [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus liquid gels speeds relief to your worst cold symptoms plus has a decongestant for your stuffy nose. thanks. that's the cold truth! and these come together, one thing you can depend on is that these will come together. delicious and wholesome. some combinations were just meant to be. tomato soup from campbell's. it'
Oct 9, 2012 2:35am EDT
scene, turned out to be pretty difficult. took the fbi three weeks to reach the location and gather evidence from there. it's been about a month. i know the white house has promised to bring justice but hasn't spelled anything in particular out. so i think they're waiting for facts to roll in, which are rolling in very slowly at this point. >> slowly. >> look for that to play a role in foreign policy debate. coming up too. >>> also we are hearing from an unrepentant jerry sandusky, a judge is expected to send him to prison for the rest of his life. sandusky released a defiant jailhouse statement to a penn state radio station, declaring his innocence and blaming it on a conspiracy, by lying, accusers, investigators and the media. >> they can take away my life. they can make me out as a monster. they can treat me as a monster. they can't take away my heart. in my heart i know i did not do these alleged disgusting acts. >> sandusky will be sentenced on 45 counts of child sex abuse. at least six of his victims plan to take the stand to ask the judge for the harshest possible punishment.
Oct 8, 2012 6:00am PDT
focusing today and the fbi is involved as well? is that right? >>. >> reporter: yeah, that's right. the fbi got on board over the weekend. investigators were working overnight and searching. that search continues this morning. bloodhounds are also on the case. investigators say that they are going to once again go door-to-door in westminster. that is the suburb where jessica lives. they're doing this also in superior where that backpack was found. initially cops are asking the school district for help on this. they want to know kids who know jessica or go to school with her heard or seen anything that might appear suspicious of the they are not at that point asking for any additional volunteer searchers. bill? bill: let's hope for the best. skun -- alicia acuna live in colorado. patti ann: search for answers after the deadly attack in libya. congress set to hold hearings into the terrorist attack that killed four americans. subpoenas just went out. lawmakers are especially interested hearing from one man. we'll tell you who it is hmm, it says here that cheerios helps lower cholesterol as pa
Oct 7, 2012 3:00am PDT
dangerous, volatile and unpredictable things were in libya, as for the investigation on the ground, the fbi says they continue to coordinate with the state department, justice department and the defense department it figure out exactly what happened and who was responsible. but remember that the fbi wasn't able to get boots on the ground there for about three weeks after the raid when they'd already left the country. back to you in new york. >> peter doocy, thank you so much for that update. let's get the rest of your headlines now, we have to tell you about the rare fungal meningitis outbreak, seven time have died and 60 others are sick. it's spread across nine states and latest case ins ohio and minnesota. c.d.c. has linked the outbreak to steroids commonly use today treat back pain and those shots have been recalled and doctors fear that thousands of patients may have been exposed to this fungus. we've been updated now on the terrifying tour bus crash in new jersey and police say 23 people were hurt when the bus overturned on a highway exit ramp in wayne, new jersey. eight of them critic
Oct 10, 2012 9:00am PDT
, the fbi, and also the state department itself has its own investigation, which is required to do by law. he has been discussing that, and also additional steps that libya could take to help to bring whoever carried out this attack to justice, so it's an important visit, and it comes at a very important time. >> and what more is believed to be learned about all those parties involved in the attack, whether they would all conceivably be arrested? >> well, you know, i think the main thing now will be that essential question still. how organized and in advance was this plan? i really don't think that that has been completely explained by anyone. was it planned months ago or put on the shelf that could be carried out and this escalated. we do know and this is coming from state department officials and also one of the regional security officer on the ground before this happened. both sgraeg that this was an unprecedented attack. >> jill dougherty, keep us posted from the state department. >> one member of the female russian punk band pussy riot is now a free woman. she and two others were jai
Oct 9, 2012 7:00am EDT
, there is an investigation under way by the fbi and the state department has launched what it calls an official accountability review board. we do not have the full picture of what actually happened, but there is no question that this is a major tragedy. it is the first time in more than two decades that the u.s. has lost an investor in a situation like this. host: susan glasser is editor in chief at "foreign policy magazine. indiana. chris. independent line. caller: jobs are going to be the most important thing in the election, but foreign policy will be important. as far as governor romney not pointing of the specificity of what he would do differently, i disagree. in his speech he pointed out a lot of things that he would do differently. he strongly backs israel. more money for the military. opposing various things. it was a best contrast to the president. -- vest contrast to the president. as far as foreign policy concerns respecting the election, you know, the president's policies have not seemed to have worked in the middle east. they have gotten worse over there, to me, and i am independ
Oct 10, 2012 6:00am PDT
go sideways, it could go to the white house, the fbi. there are a lot of people and place thaes had to fai places that had to fail for this tragedy to occur. bill: do you think they misled you and the american people? >> absolutely. there is no question as senator corker said, at least by the time that ambassador rice made her outlandish statements at our most important ambassador, ambassador to the u.n. everyone knew it wasn't true. that becomes the real question of why in the world would an ambassador make a statement that was not supported even a few hours after the attack, and certainly wasn't supported a day, two days or in this case five days after the attack. bill: you have three principle players here, you have susan rice, hillary clinton and the president, right? are you suggesting that any of these individuals, or all of them, lied about this? >> well, certainly we are going to get to the bottom of ambassador rice rice' false statement. you have to understand something. the reason i called my committee back during the time when most members are home campaigning is because
Oct 11, 2012 7:00am PDT
details in the disappearance of michaela garecht. the fbi is involved with this case. the 9-year-old girl disappeared back in 1988 and police now confirming this morning investigators are testing a three-inch bone fragment found in a central valley well to determine if in fact it does belong to michaela. that well in the town of lindon is believed to have been the dumping ground for the so-called speed freak killers in the 1980s. police say it could be several more weeks before that bone fragmenting is identified. >>> right now let's get a check on your thursday forecast and christina loren, safe to say it's been a wild 24 hours. what's ahead? >> we're going to keep that ride going, jon kelley. good morning to you. good morning to you at home. i want to start with a live look over the sunol grade. we do have some clouds overhead and are expecting more showers throughout the day. best chance for showers will be between 4:00 and 8:00. the mountains surrounding san jose could be isolated thunderstorms keeping that slight chance in the mix for the first part of tomorrow as well. today's highs